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Mount Inamura


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Mount Inamura (稲叢山, Inamura-yama) is the highest mountain in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan, at 1,506 m (4,941 ft). Situated in the town of Tosa, Mount Inamura is famous for its Akebono-tsutsuji (Rhododendron pentaphyllum) flowers, which bloom during the middle of spring season (April–May).

History

Mount Inamura is home to a historically famous shinto shrine dedicated to the fertility goddess Ama-no-Uzume. Hikers, upon reaching the summit are permitted to pay homage to the Ama-no-uzume by touching the divine phallus, made of Japanese cypress.




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